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Inhuman reality of the Bedroom Tax exposed in shocking images of disabled man

Inhuman reality of the Bedroom Tax exposed in shocking images of disabled man | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rob Tomlinson, who has cerebral palsy, had to bathe in a paddling pool after Iain Duncan Smith’s rules forced him out of the home converted for his care
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This is why Corbyn needs to be elected and with the right team changes desperately needed will happen!

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Another sickening  indictment of the Tory rich penalising those who are unable to challenge, the poor, the old, the disabled, the vulnerable didn't cause the crash or the false deficit. It was the bankers in 2008 the govt paid out £900bn which is the reason we are in this mess

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British public being sold down the river in democracy deception - TruePublica

British public being sold down the river in democracy deception - TruePublica | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The longest-running set of polls ever undertaken in the UK has determined that there is a deception ongoing in our democracy.
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Grasping MPs claim £800,000 in freebies in the last 12 months alone

Grasping MPs claim £800,000 in freebies in the last 12 months alone | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A Sunday Mirror investigation has revealed MPs have claimed for gig tickets, helicopter rides and even sporting events despite their £74,000 salaries
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Remploy factory closures defended by minister - BBC News

Remploy factory closures defended by minister - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The closure of factories set up to employ disabled people in Wales is defended by the UK government.
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Tory ex-Chief Whip's junior doctor daughter calls for Jeremy Hunt to be sacked

Tory ex-Chief Whip's junior doctor daughter calls for Jeremy Hunt to be sacked | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Andrew Mitchell's daughter, Dr Hannah Mitchell, says the Health Secretary is "either dishonest or stupid" over his claims about weekend hospital deaths
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Paedophiles use secret Facebook groups to swap images - BBC News

Paedophiles use secret Facebook groups to swap images - BBC News | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
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Police duo jailed over failure to protect disabled murder victim

Police duo jailed over failure to protect disabled murder victim | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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DPO calls for urgent inquiry into council’s ‘systemic failure’ on social care

DPO calls for urgent inquiry into council’s ‘systemic failure’ on social care | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Charity lobby ban ‘shows government is trying to muzzle its critics’

Charity lobby ban ‘shows government is trying to muzzle its critics’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP

Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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It’s Time we demand change

It’s Time we demand change | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We have a choice about how a child’s life is shaped after abuse. I’ve taken action because I believe it’s time to every child who has been abused receives the support they need to rebuild their lives. Join NSPCC’s campaign.
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Robert Woolley, UHBristol CEO: Support the junior doctors, not Jeremy Hunt

Robert Woolley, UHBristol CEO: Support the junior doctors, not Jeremy Hunt | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Robert Woolley, CEO of UHBristol NHS Foundation Trust, is openly supporting Jeremy Hunt in his imposition of the new contract on the junior doctors. This petition calls on him to do the right thing, like many other NHS CEOs, and oppose the imposition.
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Phil Brehaut has Parkinson’s. Threatening to cut his benefits won’t help | Frances Ryan

Phil Brehaut has Parkinson’s. Threatening to cut his benefits won’t help | Frances Ryan | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
‘How long are you likely to have Parkinson’s?’ asked the woman assessing his claim. No wonder he is scared for his future
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UPDATE: Parents whose children take lunch to school could face 'sandwich tax'

UPDATE: Parents whose children take lunch to school could face 'sandwich tax' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
PLANS have been drawn up by Caerphilly borough council which could mean parents being charged if their children take sandwiches into school.
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Good Samaritans told: ‘Don’t give tents and sleeping bags to Leeds beggars’

Good Samaritans told: ‘Don’t give tents and sleeping bags to Leeds beggars’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Concerns have been raised that good Samaritans who give tents and sleeping bags to rough sleepers in Leeds are exacerbating the city’s begging problem.
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Play your part #sharetheorange

Play your part #sharetheorange | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
In a bid to raise awareness and fight misconceptions around Alzheimer's disease, watch and share this video about an orange
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Will Self 'monsters' Tory MP Chris Philp in toe-curling Channel Four News debate

Will Self 'monsters' Tory MP Chris Philp in toe-curling Channel Four News debate | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Tory MP appeared stunned when challenged by the noted novelist and liberal thinker
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Dad claims disabled son has been abandoned by society after job funding runs out

Dad claims disabled son has been abandoned by society after job funding runs out | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A FATHER claims his disabled son has been abandoned by society after he failed to get work after funding ran out for his last job.

Kevin Davies, who has cerebral palsy, worked at the Remploy...
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Macclesfield access ban raises fears over safety of older shopping centres

Macclesfield access ban raises fears over safety of older shopping centres | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Anger at Osborne’s working-age benefits freeze

Anger at Osborne’s working-age benefits freeze | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Abrahams drags New Labour into Stephen Carré suicide report cover-up

Abrahams drags New Labour into Stephen Carré suicide report cover-up | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Government agrees four more years of ILF transition cash for councils

Government agrees four more years of ILF transition cash for councils | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Steve Bell on Jeremy Hunt and junior doctors – cartoon

Steve Bell on Jeremy Hunt and junior doctors – cartoon | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Doctors and their supporters said the decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors made clear that the government believed it could bully them into submission
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Tenant evictions reach highest level on record

Tenant evictions reach highest level on record | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
More than 250 tenants were evicted every day in England and Wales in 2015, according to Ministry of Justice figures
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Benefits Assessor: How Long Are You Likely To Have Parkinson's?

Benefits Assessor: How Long Are You Likely To Have Parkinson's? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
I was asked in 2011 by an Atos assessor how long I thought I would have a "chronic, progressive illness ... further testing confirmed connective tissue disease (Lupus)." That was the diagnosis from my rheumatologist, which she read aloud at the assessment from a correspondence between my consultant and my GP. Dumbfounded, I replied: "Until…
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